The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 103 130
Rank change year-on-year +33 +27  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 237 152 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.54% 2.89% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 3.27% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 212 135 122
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4717 4645 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.29% 88.43% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3884 3895 4369
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in the South West.

Salary trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in the South West

BDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 66 £43,250 +8.12% 7
Somerset +23 49 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Wiltshire +24 40 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Gloucestershire +3 40 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Devon +11 19 £45,000 +18.42%
Dorset -7 18 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Cornwall - 1 - -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 470 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (77.30%) TDD
3 290 (54.41%) Scrum
4 259 (48.59%) Java
5 249 (46.72%) C#
6 221 (41.46%) MVC
7 181 (33.96%) .NET
8 180 (33.77%) Git (software)
9 176 (33.02%) Test Automation
10 166 (31.14%) JavaScript
11 150 (28.14%) REST
12 147 (27.58%) Finance
13 146 (27.39%) Kanban
14 135 (25.33%) NoSQL
15 133 (24.95%) SQL Server
16 127 (23.83%) Web Services
17 124 (23.26%) ASP.NET
17 124 (23.26%) HTML
18 123 (23.08%) SOAP
18 123 (23.08%) RESTful
19 122 (22.89%) Spring
20 120 (22.51%) ASP.NET MVC
21 115 (21.58%) Marketing
22 114 (21.39%) Electronics
23 110 (20.64%) XML
24 109 (20.45%) JIRA
24 109 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
25 105 (19.70%) CSS
26 104 (19.51%) Hibernate
27 101 (18.95%) Amazon AWS

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (14.63%) Tomcat
2 62 (11.63%) Mule
2 62 (11.63%) Mule ESB
3 53 (9.94%) JBoss
4 29 (5.44%) Confluence
5 25 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 25 (4.69%) WordPress
6 23 (4.32%) Drupal
7 22 (4.13%) Apache
8 20 (3.75%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.81%) IIS
10 14 (2.63%) GlassFish
11 12 (2.25%) CMS
12 11 (2.06%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.13%) Anypoint
13 6 (1.13%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.75%) Jetty
14 4 (0.75%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.56%) Liferay
15 3 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (0.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 92 (17.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 101 (18.95%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (11.44%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (9.76%) SaaS
4 36 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.94%) IaaS
5 5 (0.94%) PaaS
6 4 (0.75%) BrowserStack
6 4 (0.75%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.63%) Internet
2 18 (3.38%) HTTP
3 5 (0.94%) SSH
3 5 (0.94%) SSL
4 3 (0.56%) Extranet
5 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.38%) MQTT
6 1 (0.19%) AMQP
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (25.33%) NoSQL
2 133 (24.95%) SQL Server
3 97 (18.20%) MongoDB
4 61 (11.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 58 (10.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 35 (6.57%) MySQL
7 25 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 21 (3.94%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.25%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.31%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.13%) Big Data
14 5 (0.94%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.75%) Redis
15 4 (0.75%) Riak
16 3 (0.56%) Couchbase
17 1 (0.19%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 180 (33.77%) Git (software)
2 109 (20.45%) JIRA
3 97 (18.20%) JUnit
4 94 (17.64%) Cucumber
5 84 (15.76%) IntelliJ
6 75 (14.07%) Selenium
7 66 (12.38%) Jenkins
8 63 (11.82%) Maven
9 51 (9.57%) SpecFlow
10 37 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 35 (6.57%) Eclipse
12 34 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (6.38%) Visual Studio
12 34 (6.38%) WebDriver
13 26 (4.88%) NUnit
14 25 (4.69%) Subversion
15 21 (3.94%) SonarQube
16 20 (3.75%) Mockito
16 20 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
17 18 (3.38%) SoapUI
General
1 147 (27.58%) Finance
2 115 (21.58%) Marketing
3 114 (21.39%) Electronics
4 96 (18.01%) Telecoms
5 93 (17.45%) Manufacturing
6 45 (8.44%) Retail
7 26 (4.88%) Games
8 21 (3.94%) Advertising
9 11 (2.06%) Banking
10 6 (1.13%) Legal
11 4 (0.75%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.75%) Publishing
12 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.56%) Law
12 3 (0.56%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 335 (62.85%) Developer
2 122 (22.89%) .NET Developer
3 98 (18.39%) Java Developer
4 75 (14.07%) Senior Developer
5 55 (10.32%) C# Developer
6 54 (10.13%) Test Engineer
7 46 (8.63%) Test Automation Engineer
8 37 (6.94%) Analyst
8 37 (6.94%) Software Developer
9 35 (6.57%) Test Analyst
10 34 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
11 30 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
11 30 (5.63%) Team Leader
12 27 (5.07%) C# Software Developer
13 26 (4.88%) PHP Developer
14 25 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 25 (4.69%) Software Team Leader
15 23 (4.32%) .NET Software Developer
15 23 (4.32%) ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (33.96%) .NET
2 150 (28.14%) REST
3 127 (23.83%) Web Services
4 124 (23.26%) ASP.NET
4 124 (23.26%) HTML
5 123 (23.08%) RESTful
5 123 (23.08%) SOAP
6 122 (22.89%) Spring
7 120 (22.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (20.64%) XML
9 105 (19.70%) CSS
10 104 (19.51%) Hibernate
11 99 (18.57%) JSON
12 84 (15.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 83 (15.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 82 (15.38%) Spring MVC
15 75 (14.07%) JPA
16 73 (13.70%) AngularJS
17 72 (13.51%) Spring Integration
18 64 (12.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.38%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (8.26%) User Experience
3 26 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.00%) Internet of Things
4 16 (3.00%) Streaming Music
5 14 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.88%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.88%) Streaming Video
8 6 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.13%) Video on Demand
9 5 (0.94%) BBC
9 5 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.94%) Social Media
10 4 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.75%) W3C
11 3 (0.56%) Video Editing
12 2 (0.38%) Home Automation
12 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (17.82%) Linux
2 36 (6.75%) Windows
3 15 (2.81%) Android
4 12 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (77.30%) TDD
3 290 (54.41%) Scrum
4 221 (41.46%) MVC
5 176 (33.02%) Test Automation
6 146 (27.39%) Kanban
7 109 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (18.57%) Digital Marketing
9 97 (18.20%) Programme Management
10 96 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
11 93 (17.45%) Web Application Development
12 83 (15.57%) Integration Testing
13 79 (14.82%) Software Engineering
14 57 (10.69%) OO
15 46 (8.63%) E-Commerce
15 46 (8.63%) Unit Testing
16 42 (7.88%) OOD
17 41 (7.69%) OOP
18 40 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
18 40 (7.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 259 (48.59%) Java
2 249 (46.72%) C#
3 166 (31.14%) JavaScript
4 82 (15.38%) SQL
5 81 (15.20%) Ruby
6 43 (8.07%) PHP
7 30 (5.63%) Python
8 28 (5.25%) C
9 11 (2.06%) XPath
10 9 (1.69%) C++
11 6 (1.13%) Groovy
11 6 (1.13%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.94%) Perl
13 4 (0.75%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.75%) VB
13 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.56%) ES6
15 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.19%) Go
16 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (9.38%) ISEB
2 48 (9.01%) ISTQB
3 42 (7.88%) Degree
4 29 (5.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (4.50%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.38%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.69%) QA
2 25 (4.69%) ISO 14001
2 25 (4.69%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (2.63%) Firmware
2 13 (2.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) CloudHub
2 5 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.38%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 92 (17.26%) SAP
2 60 (11.26%) Apple
3 56 (10.51%) Microsoft
4 28 (5.25%) Adobe
5 19 (3.56%) Coverity
6 17 (3.19%) Facebook
7 16 (3.00%) IBM
8 13 (2.44%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.69%) Oracle
10 6 (1.13%) HP
10 6 (1.13%) MuleSoft
11 5 (0.94%) Google
11 5 (0.94%) Sony
11 5 (0.94%) Yahoo!
12 3 (0.56%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.19%) ATG
14 1 (0.19%) Plumtree
14 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.19%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Novate IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 80,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
UK Hydrographic Office
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Montash Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: up to £50,000, Bupa Medical Insurance, Bonus Scheme and Private Gym access
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000, + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago